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ArsTechnica: Communist Defector to Drop “The Interview” Over North Korea

posted by Randall

The InterviewThe Interview will be coming to a North Korean home near you, reports ArsTechnica.

North Korean defector Park Sang-hak says he will drop 100,000 DVD & USB copies of the movie denounced by Pyongyang as part of his regular balloon drop into the country.

Park has made it a habit of dropping anti-government leaflets, Wikipedia entries and popular TV shows into North Korea by way of 36-foot-long (12-meter) balloons.

“I believe that if we can get 100 times more balloons, then we will make [North Korean dictator] Kim Jong Un paranoid—sending more and more balloons to North Korea is more effective than sending a bomb on North Korea,” Park said back in February. “The thing is that if South Korea or the United States Air Force dropped a bomb, there’s a way that [North Korea] would react to it, but the thing is with leaflets there’s no way to react.”

The Interview is a political comedy featuring two journalists who score an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and are instructed by the CIA to assassinate him.

You can read more about Park’s efforts in ArsTechnica.



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